Boston, Massachusetts is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. With that, capturing its beauty through photography is a fun hobby for many! Are you a photographer looking for a Boston prop stylist? Someone who you and your crew can work with ease? I can help! Prop styling is an art that takes time to perfect. It’s not just about finding props, it’s about finding the right props! Things that match your vision and making sure they are well lit. This blog post will give you some insights into some of the well-known and popular prop stylists that can help you set up to take the perfect shot!
Freelance Boston Prop Stylist
Suzanne is a talented commercial and editorial Photo Stylist. She specializes in product, tabletop, food-focused projects both in and out of the studio. With her experience working both large scale settings, she provides top-level service to clients seeking professional styling services for their products!
To project the idea of community over competition, she has curated and executed multiple workshops and networking events.
In her spare time, Suzanne enjoys activities like cooking, traveling, and spending time with friends. She also loves to spend quality one-on-one time with her pets!
Clients: Stonewall Kitchen, Hannaford Supermarkets, The Boston Globe, Cape Cod Select, Napa Valley Naturals, Samsonite, Taittinger Champagne, and many more!
Amy Versaggi is a photo stylist with an extensive background in set design, prop and interior styling. For the last several years she’s been involved in print advertising campaigns that range from national to local editions of magazines.
She has been in love with design ever since she was back at school. But then, her passion for the art form lay dormant while working various corporate jobs earlier on. So what’s changed? Well she got serious about pursuing this childhood dream of hers-and start making a living from creativity.
Whether it be product or interior styling, she loves the challenge of making her surroundings “speak” with her strong eye for detail and organizational skills.
Clients: Andre Badi, Bose, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Security Benefit Corporation, TAJ Boston, The Newbury Boston, Private Homes
Renee Larson is a driven artist, maker and stylist who made her way to Boston via Minneapolis. Her love for art has been the driving force behind every project she’s done since starting in design. She specializes in prop styling but also does interior decoration + staging or production work when needed. Renee is particularly captivated for all things vintage and everything lovely.
Brooks Brothers, Saks Fifth Avenue, Anthropologie, Wayfair, AllModern, Birch Lane, Joss and Main, Style Me Pretty, Lane, The Knot, Mpls St Paul Magazine, Star Tribune, Pioneer Press, Lavender Magazine, Forever Bride, War Paint International
Represented by Ennis
A stylist works on photo shoots, creating superb sets, supplying necessary items (and moves them mere centimeters until it is just so), and creates the mood for photographs used in advertising or editorial capacities. Beth Wickwire’s decade-old experience in prop styling has provided her with the imaginative mind to make every set-up exceed a lot of client’s expectations.
Beth has always enjoyed the change in pace that comes with styling a photoshoot. This is because it allows her to focus on something else and be creative while she edits, writes stories, or brainstorms ideas for upcoming work
Beth’s passion for curating and collecting special objects, textures, things of beauty come even in the form of an old weathered spoon or a stack of vintage books. She is also inspired by color composition when she works instinctually to create something beautiful that only her eyes can see.
Clarks, Timberland, Crabtree & Evelyn, Dunkin’ Donuts, Panera Bread, H&M, HomeGoods, TJ Maxx, and Marshalls, as well as on cookbooks and editorial spreads with Yankee Magazine, House Beautiful, and This Old House.
Sierra’s parents had very different interests, which inspired their daughter and helped spark ideas for what would become important hobbies of hers later on: taking photos and arranging flowers into artful displays that could brighten up any room.
An avid collector of antiques and fashion magazines, Sierra goes to every exhibit she can find. She loves exploring new places looking for pieces for her home with each trip providing something interesting or useful
Clients: Boston Magazine, Converse, Living Proof, Teen Vogue, and more!
Monica Mariano (Food Stylist)
Monica has found a way to combine her passions in the art of creating something beautiful as well as delicious. Food styling was just one more step for this culinary seasoned artist. She already had extensive savory cooking experience, which she utilized by combining both baking and cooking styles together into visual treats! Not only does her work feed your soul, but it also brings joy on many levels all while nourishing body cells with good fats!
Clients: Boston Magazine , The Improper Bostonian, Samsonite, Ocean Spray, Dunkin Donuts, Baskin Robbins, Lipton , A&E
Represented by Anchor
Janine’s extensive knowledge of hair, wardrobe & prop/set styling has allowed her to achieve top-performing status in this field. Janine is always looking for new and exciting opportunities, which she proves with the ability to generate fresh solutions for an extensive list of clients.
Janine’s strong suit is her ability for successful transformation between clients’ visions into actuality. She does this by combining creativity without sacrificing functionality or timeframes. A big part of what makes this possible comes from having spent most of the 2 decades working within all different types of projects! This has allowed her exposure across multiple styles but still maintaining a focus on details which keeps everything running smoothly!
Clients: American Express, Bose, Boston Magazine, Dunkin Donuts, Marshalls, Reebok, Samsonite, Timberland, and a lot more!
Darcy has a lot of prestige in her life for her recognition in several fields. However, to Darcy, this isn’t as simple because she had to spend years developing eye and hand skills at the highest level so that she can convey concepts with excellence in each field.
Interior designs for homes, even garden designs, florals, and set designs, Darcy’s creative mind can put a client’s conceptions into a reality. As a stylist, she can create interior and exterior spaces both for work and home environment, do set dressings, tabletop, and Food + Drink prop styling, cosmetics, jewelry, and a lot more!
Clients: Bose, Boston Magazine, Converse, Living Proof, Style Me Pretty, Walmart brand, and more!
So, have you chosen the best Boston prop stylist for you? You can also check out our list of the best modeling agencies in Boston right here